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Hartwell, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So happy that I chose the Bearskin Lodge for our recent stay in October 2016. They were suggested by a close friend and our vacation was superb! Our room was very cozy, 2 queens, hot tub, fireplace, with a street view. We like to see what's happening outside so the street view was great, not only for people watching but...

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent place but nothing special. Staff wad really friendly and room was clean. Fireplace was nice and mini balcony was nice. We had a room that had a hot tub. The bathroom and shower was fairly small. A bit overpriced.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay. .Cleaning, Kitchen staff friendly, Breakfast was good.. My NEGATIVE was they would not allow either AARP or Military discount as in years past when we stayed could not get consistent answer why. We rented three rooms for family

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Duaine J, Thank you so much for choosing The Bearskin Lodge while you were here with your family. Our goal is to cater to every type of traveler whether that be personal, business or family travelers in your case. We do offer those types of discounts through out the year but they are subject to availability and demand. I do...

Oahu's North Shore, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never, Ever, show up early (before 3 pm) for this hotel. Staff cares nothing about your 10 hour drive or you as a customer. You are the provebial cash cow. How dare I show up early after driving all night and morning. The only thing they offer is a seat on couch in lobby until they finally get a room...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Wafdof1104, I want to thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to the area. I am disappointed to read that you weren't satisfied completely with your stay. Gatlinburg is an ever growing city and we see more and more travelers every year. We always want to cater to our guests needs the best we can....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My (new) husband I stayed here for our wedding/honeymoon. The hotel is at a great location due to being near Downtown. Since we stayed here during the most busiest time of the year (late fall), traffic was horrible so it was a wonderful feeling that all we had to do is step outside and walk to anywhere. The beds were...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

JordanLeah1023, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the 5 star review! We are thrilled to hear such great things about your experience here with us. We certainly look forward to hosting you again the next time you are in Gatlinburg. Thank you, Lee Douglas, GM

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This will make my 2nd stay at Bearskin on the River. This is a very wonderful hotel and has been a great experience twice now. The location is pristine due to parking on the strip being somewhat expensive. It's nice to walk out the front doors and trek down the strip. Also, the staff here are all very friendly and...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Shawn B, Thank you for choosing The Bearskin Lodge once again while you were in the area. We are thrilled to hear that you continue to choose us. We love our location as well being so convenient for all of our travelers heading into the Great Smoky Mountains or into the Downtown area. Our staff prides themselves on the customer...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've stayed here two times over the past year and it's still our favorite choice of hotels in Gatlinburg when we don't rent a cabin. We enjoyed the fire place and hot tub in the room. You can easily walk from the hotel to the strip and enjoy some moonshine and wine samples. It's also just a few steps from...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Frank S, Thank you so much for staying with us again! We appreciate you taking the time to give our property such high remarks in your review. I have shared your feedback with the staff and congratulated them on a job well done. We can't wait to have you back soon! Thank you, Lee Douglas, GM

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent our Honey moon here and loved it!! We stayed in the room with one king bed fire place and hot tub. We loved that it had a balcony and the rocking chairs. We actually was able to use the fire place since it was cold.

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Kandy B, Thank you so much for choosing to spend such a memorable moment in your life with us! We are thrilled to hear that you guys enjoyed your time here and appreciate you taking the time to review our facility. We definitely look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. All the best, Lee Douglas,...

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

2 queen room with creek view balcony with fireplace was all you could ask for. Roomy, clean, fresh and the beds were very comfortable. Bath/toliet area was small but door separated it from vanity area. DirecTV. Breakfast was more than continental with biscuits, bacon, sausage, gravy, waffels, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit. About 6 tables for 4. Very crowded but it...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Lyne N, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the 5 star review of the facility! The staff works hard to ensure all of our guests have a worry free / relaxing stay and it seems we delivered for you. We can't wait to have you back again! Thank you, Lee Douglas, GM

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Downtown hotels are great because you can walk and not worry with parking. It's probably the furthest out being near the park entrance. The creek view was nice, room was clean enough, but we didn't care for the memory foam type mattresses. The shower pressure was excellent, far exceeding the typical hotel shower experience. Next time I'll skip the jacuzzi...

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General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Kelly B, Thank you for choosing The Bearskin Lodge on the River for your recent visit to Gatlinburg. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to review our property. We hope you will stay with us again the next time you are in the area. All the best, Lee Douglas, GM

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

Address: 840 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $88 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Bearskin Hotel On The River
Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee
Bearskin Lodge On The River Gatlinburg Tn
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg
#11 Family Hotel in Gatlinburg
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“Another hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles Wafdof1104, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony. We thought we did but realized when we got there it wasn't available to us when we booked.”
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“book early for best rates as hotel is busy!”
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“Our room on the second floor was ok ....”
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